Recently, Revolver presented a list of great metal late-night TV performances. But when it comes to television, things don’t always go as planned. Below are five times when heavy metal and TV collided and things got either a little crazy, confrontational, obscene, bizarre, or just plain silly. 1. Metallica – “Last Caress”/”So What” (1996 MTV Europe Music […]
1. Mastodon – “Curl of the Burl” (The Late Show With David Letterman, 2011) This Letterman appearance wasn’t Mastodon’s first. But as the host said in his introduction, “They’ve been on the program before…the response was so tremendous we said, ‘By god, we’re gonna have them back.’ ” 2. Slayer – “Seasons in the Abyss” […]
Watch the System of a Down classic, “Chop Suey,” get covered by a four-year-old on drums. Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments!
Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello and System of a Down vocalist Serj Tankian teamed up to cover the Ozzy classic, “Crazy Train.” The track is taken from ‘Immortal Randy Rhodes: The Ultimate Tribute,’ due out March 3 via UDR Music. Listen to the song below and let us know what you think in […]
At a recent Linkin Park show, members of System of a Down and Of Mice & Men made special guest appearances. System of a Down guitarist-vocalist Daron Malakian played his studio role on Linkin Park’s new song, “Rebellion,’ while Of Mice & Men frontman Austin Carlile came out during “Faint.” Check out video below.
With the exception of ’80s glam, no hard-rock subgenre has been more critically reviled–or found more chart success–than the nu-metal that dominated the airwaves during our most recent millennial shift. Fusing Nirvana’s trademark dynamics with influences from rap and electronic rock, nu-metal was brash, funky, and free of the hand-wringing guilt that kept flannel’s most […]
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In our continuing series of isolated vocal takes from some of heavy music’s best singers, here are the vocals only for System of a Down’s “Chop Suey,” as delivered by Serj Tankian. Check it out below–vocals kick in at the 0:48 mark–and let us know what you think in the comments. For more isolated vocals, […]
Today Revolver premiered The Defiled’s badass new LEGO music video for “Infected.” However, they aren’t the only band that has appeared as badass bricks in hard-rocking clips. These are our five favorites. 1. Motörhead, “Ace of Spades” 2. LEGO Hardcore Band, “Let’s Go!” 3. Metallica, “Whiplash” 4. System of a Down, “B.Y.O.B” 5. Rammstein, “Feuer […]
You may remember Vincent from the hit viral video (8.5 million views and counting) in which he covered Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” in 20 different styles, including Metallica and Slipknot. One of the most popular versions in the video was System of a Down, so now Vincent has created a video of himself doing the […]